We are seeking a part-time, fully remote San Diego city editor who will assume responsibility for local San Diego-area content. The ideal city editor is an adventurer at heart with a passion for exploring the San Diego area with her/his kid(s). We’re looking for someone who knows what makes each neighborhood unique and cool, lives in the San Diego area, and can easily adapt to our brand voice. Enthusiasm for expanding our presence in the market and undying love for the area certainly helps, too!
This job is work-from-home but requires the flexibility and enthusiasm to attend press events, openings, and explore new places with their family (COVID restrictions applicable, of course).
In this exciting role you will …
Write & Edit
You’ll be responsible for all the content that goes into our San Diego newsletters, with eight featured stories per month. Half of these stories will be written and updated by you. The other half will be assigned out and edited by you, so experience working with freelance writers and meeting deadlines is a must.
Live and Breathe Content Strategy
You will manage the San Diego editorial calendar, so using a combination of know-how, metrics, and trends to create a robust, on-point, and relevant editorial calendar for the San Diego market. This includes regular updates and SEO optimization of additional stories beyond your core eight.
Produce Content That Shines
Familiarity with a CMS, especially WordPress, is a huge bonus. You’ll be responsible for making sure every story is filed correctly in WordPress, including edits and photo sourcing.
Curate the Family Events Calendar
You will be THE voice of the San Diego family events calendar, scouring both online and off to fill the calendar with a well-curated, diverse range of events. Each week you will write the weekend roundup, to let parents in the area know what not to miss for the upcoming weekend.